Research and Evaluation Services
Analytic Insight (AI) is a full service survey research firm specializing in program evaluation and public opinion research related to public health and social service programs.
AI is an economically disadvantaged, woman-owned HUB-Zone certified small business founded in 2007. Our offices are located in Lewiston Maine and our work is nationwide.
Youth and Families
Many of our community needs assessments are focused on the needs of families and children. These include:
Assessments of early childhood education and care;
Resident needs assessments focused on families and children elders, immigrants and other groups;
Market research on a school-based nutrition program.
Housing and Homelessness
AI has experience with both planning for comprehensive strategies at the local level, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of community-based programs for the prevention and amelioration of homelessness at the national level.
Aging and Disability
AI’s experience in aging and disability-related research includes extensive experience in:
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) research;
Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessments (CSNAs) for vocational rehabilitation agencies;
Strategic planning and community needs assessments for older and aging residents.
Tobacco and ESD Use
We point proudly to our work on the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, the nation's largest study of tobacco and ESD use and health, as evidence of the quality of our work products and the innovations of our focus group and questionnaire design team.
AI provides resident satisfaction surveys, needs assessments, ballot measure feasibility, threshold and sunset testing. Our multi-modal methodology improves response rates and provides an economically efficient, statistically accurate and analytically valuable approach to:
Community needs assessments;
Resident satisfaction surveys;
Public opinion research;
Strategic planning related to services and infrastructure.
Health and Wellness
AI has extensive experience conducting program evaluations on topics including cardiovascular health, nutrition and physical activity, alcohol, tobacco and other substance use.
Our evaluation techniques include store inventory assessments, point of purchase intercept interviewing, environmental assessments and GIS mapping.